Rising domestic consumption in China has attracted an ever-growing number of international companies and Chinese entrepreneurs looking to capitalise on the boom in the licensing market. The increased availability of exploitable home-grown properties has come along with the emergence of indigenous licensors and licensing agents.
According to the Survey on Jewellery Shoppers in Chinese Cities: Purchasing Habits and the Hong Kong Premium released by HKTDC Research, the majority of respondents reckon that the current sales channels and product styles of jewellery meet their expectations, however, the satisfaction level of product variety is relatively low.
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has made considerable progress in investment management, trade facilitation and other areas of institutional innovation since it was established more than a year ago. Chinese President Xi Jinping recently said that the successful experience gained from the Shanghai FTZ should be copied to other locations as soon as possible.
A certificate of origin (CO) is an official document used to certify where an export product is produced or manufactured, i.e. a nationality certificate of goods in international trading. In order to be eligible for specific preferential tariff treatments, import countries usually will require the proof of a certificate of origin.